More than anything I like the idea of philosophy. Growing up extremely religious I drew a thin line between theology and philosophy. Socrates appealed to me both because of his thoughts and his method.
For Socrates philosophy was a way of living. It was a process in which we made sense of our limited time. Because of that, he took the streets to ask everyone why. Why they did anything. He wanted logical reasoning, not just the standard, “...because…”
I stumbled across David Chang on Netflix 6 years ago. I was scrolling for a food show. Because I am an Anthony Bourdain fan PBS’ Mind of a Chef was recommended. I became an instant fan. Soon I made my first ramen from scratch. And it wasn’t a complete disaster.
David Chang is the kind of character that you either love or hate. He had some radical ideas for the food industry he brought over from Asia.